A white oak variety, the burr oak is a large, deciduous tree with a very wide, open crown. Usually wider than tall, the tree can exceed 100 ft. in height and width. It is planted for shade and ornamental. The acorns are the largest of all oaks and popular with deer. Wild Turkey habitat.
Speed of Growth: Slow.
Moisture Requirements: Moist to dry.
Light Requirements: Full sun to shade.
Wildlife Benefits: Acorns commonly browsed by wild game, including wild turkey and deer.
Additional Benefits: N/A.
Michigan Native: Yes.